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EXHIBITION
Designing Craft / Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - Saturday, 1 November 2014
ANU School of Art Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of Jam Factory will illustrate the critical role that JamFactory has played in nurturing and promoting contemporary craft and design in Australia.
EXHIBITION
Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of Jam Factory
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - Saturday, 1 November 2014
ANU School of Art
This exhibition presents new work by 40 selected artists, craftspeople and designers who have had a significant involvement with the JamFactory during its 40-year history and who are presently producing work of outstanding quality.
EXHIBITION
Helen Fuller
Friday, 3 October 2014 - Sunday, 9 November 2014
Drill Hall Gallery, Kingsley Street, ANU
Helen Fuller is a painter, sculptor, installation artist and a strikingly original ceramicist. The decorative qualities of Cycladic, Islamic and Aboriginal art and the still-life objects painted by Ben Nicholson, Pablo Picasso and Margaret Preston are among the multitude of inspirations that converge in these wonderfully surprising inventions.
EXHIBITION
The World is not a Foreign Land
Friday, 3 October 2014 - Sunday, 9 November 2014
Drill Hall Gallery, Kingsley Street, ANU
This exhibition takes the notions of collaboration, dialogue and influence as its departure point. It involves Indigenous Australian artists working within localised histories of widely separated areas of 'remote' Australia. Their work stakes a claim for renewal and change by making a feature of artistic relationships previously unrepresented, bridging 'untraditional' media and eclectic traditions.
EXHIBITION
Life|Death - A Photographic Exhibition
Monday, 20 October 2014 - Saturday, 25 October 2014
ANU Shcool of Art PhotoSpace, Childers Street, ANU
Life|Death is an intimate art exhibition featuring the works of 10 local photographic artists who focus on the vast themes surrounding existence and mortality. Opening night 23rd of October 6pm.
SEMINAR
Unearthing the Sun: Making sense of the proposed coal developments in the Galilee Basin
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fenner Seminar Room, Frank Fenner Building 141, Linnaeus Way, ANU
Human society's dependence on coal is fraught with controversy in the twenty-first century. The proposed new coal province of the Galilee Basin in central west Queensland is one of the prominent sites of contestation. Ramifications for global warming, impacts on groundwater, the Great Barrier Reef, and human health are some of the key issues of concern.
OTHER
Changing Publishing Landscapes
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Online (see website below)
Publishing in all its forms is changing. There are new open access publishing models, open options for monographs, hybrid membership models for institutions and so much more. The panel will discuss what is happening in this space, both at their home institutions and abroad, and what the future might bring.
SEMINAR
"Finnegans Wake" as Thought with the mouth
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Milgate Room, A D Hope Building #14, Ellery Crescent, ANU
In 2010, Houyhnhnm Press published a new edition of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, featuring over 9,000 emendations, some fourteen per page. Prior to then-though known to be badly in need of repair since the 1950s-the Wake had never even been typographically reset. Realising that any challenge to 'the iconic status' of the 1939 text would occasion resistance, editors John O'Hanlon and Danis Rose secured an 'Afterword' from Hans Walter Gabler, chief editor of the initially controversial, now highly regarded Ulysses: The Corrected Text (1984).
SEMINAR
A 'Circular Conundrum': 150 years of complexity and cropping attempts in North West Australia
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Fenner Seminar Room, Frank Fenner Building 141, Linnaeus Way, ANU
With the increasing clamour for national development and food production there is a revival in public discussion of the great 'untapped' agricultural potential of northern Australia. Yet despite governments investing millions of dollars supporting cropping development the huge region has countered the international trend of agricultural intensification. Over the last one hundred and fifty years failed attempts have accumulated with ambitious Texan entrepreneurs losing millions of dollars and Indigenous Australians being further marginalised.
SEMINAR
Myth and market: Politics of cultural heritage in China
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Seminar Room, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU
Since the UNESCO World Heritage Convention was ratified by China in 1985, the country has had forty-seven of its national sites inscribed as World Heritage. The ratification of the World Heritage Convention expresses the country's efforts to embrace globalization, build up its national identity, and pursue economic development through revitalizing cultural traditions, and promoting heritage tourism. Heritage policies and practices in China are embedded in the context of the authoritarian market economy with global aspiration from UNESCO.
SEMINAR
The significance of the Palaestra at Hellenistic Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates in North Syria
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Room G41, A.D. Hope Bldg #14, Ellery Crescent, ANU
The Centre for Classicial Studies warmly invites you to this seminar in the Classics Seminar Series.
SEMINAR
Rare earth elements: Simple commodity or strategic vulnerability?
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Weston Theatre, Crawford Building #132, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU
Are rare earth elements best understood as simple commodities, or as strategic resources that can be used as tools of statecraft? And can Australia play a part in the development of alternative reliable sources of rare earths? Two international experts will discuss the strategic importance of rare earths.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Art Forum: Paola Di Trocchio
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
School of Art lecture theatre, Kinglsey Street, ANU
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
PUBLIC LECTURE
Seventeenth Geoffrey Sawer Lecture 2014
Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Auditorium, Australian Centre on China in the World, Building 188, Fellows Lane, The Australian National University
Geoffrey Sawer was the first Professor of Law at the Australian National University, appointed in 1950 at the age of 40. His fluid and incisive writing, especially on Australian constitutional law and politics, has had a significant impact on succeeding generations of academics, practitioners and judges. In 1998, two years after Sawer's death in 1996, in honour of this pioneering scholar, the Dean of the ANU College of Law, Michael Coper, with then Centre for International and Public Law Director Hilary Charlesworth, inaugurated the annual Sawer Lecture. Since then, the annual lecture has been delivered by such luminaries as Sir Ninian Stephen, Sir Gerard Brennan, and Professor Leslie Zines. This year's lecture is titled: How Natural is Justice? An Ombudsman's Perspective


MARK YOUR CALENDAR
The World is not a Foreign Land
Friday, 3 October 2014 - Sunday, 9 November 2014  more»
Innovations that may solve food shortages: the potential of photosynthesis to increase agricultural production
Friday, 24 October 2014 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  more»
Discovering a lost forest giant - 31 years of science in world's tallest forests
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  more»
ANU/Canberra Times meet the author with Peter FitzSimons
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Eat, drink & be literary with William McInnes
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM  more»
 
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